Simple Baked French Toast

Recipe by Juenessa
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Butter a 13-by-9-inch glass baking dish.
  • Cut twelve 1-inch-thick diagonal slices from bread (reserve ends for another use).
  • Generously butter one side of each slice and arrange slices buttered sides up in one layer in buttered dish, squeezing them slightly to fit if necessary.
  • Whisk together eggs, milk, and salt in a bowl until well combined, then pour evenly over bread.
  • Refrigerate, covered, until bread has absorbed all of custard, at least 1 hour (time may vary depending on bread).
  • Put a rack in middle of oven and preheat oven to 425°F
  • Bring soaked bread to room temperature.
  • Sprinkle bread with sugar.
  • Bake until bread is puffed and top is golden, 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Serve immediately, with maple syrup.
  • Cook's Note:.
  • The soaked bread can be refrigerated for up to 24 hours.
  • **Cook time does not include refrigeration or bringing the bread back to room temperature before cooking.
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